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Love (Without) First Sight

Do you think it’s possible to fall in love with someone without having ever met them in the flesh? Before you answer, let me tell you a few things: Back in the old days princes and princesses would become engaged without ...
by Domonique Thompson


Give Me Some Mo: Words With The Godmother of Hip-Hop and R&B

Cynthia Loving Bryant, better known as Lil Mo, has been known for such hits as Superwoman Pt II, 4Ever and has collaborated with many of Hip Hop’s brightest stars from Keith Sweat to Missy Elliot to Bow Wow. 
by Domonique Thompson


The 2011 Bet Awards Show Rundown

With Mary J Bliege’s dry opening, Nicki Minaj throwing shade towards her colleagues and Cee-Lo Green’s drag tribute to Patti Labelle, this year’s BET Awards was fife with comical incidentals. Before we get into the ac...
by Domonique Thompson



Love: Reciprocity Not Included

I don’t know when it happened. I don’t know how it happened. All I know is that it happened. I fell in love. And not just any type of love either! I think I fell into the worst type of love there is. Unrequited!
by Domonique Thompson


Think You Know Your Astrological Sign? Guess Again

We all can answer the question of what is our zodiac sign fairly easily, right? Well, that may have been true yesterday. Today, however, Astronomer Parke Kunkle has thrown a monkey wrench into the equation. Kunkle says that due...
by Domonique Thompson


BET’s The Game Scores Big

If every Trending Topic on Twitter has something to do with you, then it’s pretty safe to say that you were among the, if not THE most talked about thing in Pop Culture. BET’s The Game had this distinction last nigh...
by Domonique Thompson



A Look At The First Decade of The 21st Century

Whether you are of the most formal school of thought in which the new millennium started in 2000 or of the common practice of tracing the beginning to the year 2001, one thing we can all agree on is, these last ten (or eleven) ...
by Domonique Thompson


Twitter Beef: Who Wants That?

Anyone with an active Twitter account bore witness to the latest round of “Twitter Beef” on yesterday. The fire was ignited when Raz B took to the social media site to express his thoughts on the long forgotten, Chr...
by Domonique Thompson


To Be Or Not To Be: TRUTHFUL

Real recognizes real is an adage that many of us are familiar with.
by Domonique Thompson